Period
to 25 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Data Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Management over the 6 months to 25 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Management
UK
6 months to
25 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 223 216 235
Rank change year-on-year -7 +19 0
Permanent jobs citing Data Management 926 1,949 2,236
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.44% 1.56% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 1.69% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 697 1,659 1,734
Median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £120,250 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £50,000 £47,750
% change year-on-year -4.00% +4.71% -4.50%

Data Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 59,483 115,045 139,991
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.40% 92.10% 92.25%
Number of salaries quoted 47,951 92,143 111,869
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.52% +2.22% -

Data Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Data Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Management.

Salary trend for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Management over the 6 months to 25 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Management within the UK over the 6 months to 25 January 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -18 811 £60,000 -4.00% 193
UK excluding London +15 430 £48,000 -4.00% 127
London -25 405 £67,500 -6.90% 85
Work from Home -68 148 £62,500 -37.50% 38
North of England +21 113 £45,270 -9.46% 30
South East +5 109 £56,250 +7.14% 27
Midlands +30 70 £40,250 +1.90% 16
Yorkshire +20 58 £45,000 +5.88% 13
East of England +74 54 £63,000 +20.00% 22
North West +22 44 £47,500 -13.64% 13
Scotland +8 39 £52,500 +10.53% 12
West Midlands +15 38 £45,000 +12.50% 10
South West +38 35 £56,250 +26.43% 12
East Midlands +63 32 £36,500 +11.51% 6
North East +10 11 £42,677 -5.16% 4
Wales +37 9 £31,000 -21.52% 4
Northern Ireland +3 2 - - 4

For the 6 months to 25 January 2021, IT jobs citing Data Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Data Management.

1 372 (40.17%) SQL
2 289 (31.21%) Analytics
3 277 (29.91%) Finance
4 267 (28.83%) Business Intelligence
5 215 (23.22%) Data Warehouse
6 214 (23.11%) Python
7 212 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
8 200 (21.60%) Azure
9 184 (19.87%) Microsoft
10 178 (19.22%) Data Modelling
10 178 (19.22%) Data Quality
11 173 (18.68%) ETL
12 170 (18.36%) AWS
12 170 (18.36%) Degree
13 155 (16.74%) Power Platform
14 152 (16.41%) Power BI
14 152 (16.41%) Analytical Skills
15 138 (14.90%) SQL Server
16 131 (14.15%) Data Architecture
17 124 (13.39%) Data Integration
18 123 (13.28%) Migration
19 121 (13.07%) Project Management
20 113 (12.20%) Big Data
21 110 (11.88%) Oracle
22 108 (11.66%) Data Governance
23 107 (11.56%) Visualisation
24 93 (10.04%) R
25 90 (9.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 90 (9.72%) Data Science
26 89 (9.61%) Stakeholder Management

Data Management
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 55 (5.94%) SAS
2 54 (5.83%) Apache Spark
3 15 (1.62%) Confluence
4 14 (1.51%) CMS
5 12 (1.30%) Oracle Workflow
5 12 (1.30%) SharePoint
6 9 (0.97%) Apache Airflow
7 7 (0.76%) IIS
7 7 (0.76%) Jupyter
8 6 (0.65%) Apache
8 6 (0.65%) ArcGIS
8 6 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.43%) IBM Notes
9 4 (0.43%) Luigi
10 2 (0.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.22%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.22%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.11%) nginx
11 1 (0.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 53 (5.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (1.62%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.54%) SPSS
5 4 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.43%) Windchill
6 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.32%) SPSS Modeler
7 1 (0.11%) Stata
Business Applications
1 29 (3.13%) Markit EDM
2 27 (2.92%) PolarLake
3 26 (2.81%) Eagle PACE
4 20 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (1.19%) Payment Gateway
5 11 (1.19%) SAP S/4HANA
6 8 (0.86%) SAP Business One
7 7 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
7 7 (0.76%) Shopify
8 4 (0.43%) Adobe Campaign
8 4 (0.43%) Bond Adapt
8 4 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.43%) Oracle Cash Management
8 4 (0.43%) Teamcenter
9 3 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.32%) SessionCam
9 3 (0.32%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 2 (0.22%) Relativity
10 2 (0.22%) Retail-J
10 2 (0.22%) SAP VC
Cloud Services
1 200 (21.60%) Azure
2 170 (18.36%) AWS
3 155 (16.74%) Power Platform
4 56 (6.05%) GCP
5 55 (5.94%) Azure Data Factory
6 28 (3.02%) PaaS
7 26 (2.81%) IaaS
7 26 (2.81%) SaaS
8 21 (2.27%) Serverless
9 17 (1.84%) AWS Lambda
9 17 (1.84%) Office 365
10 13 (1.40%) Logic Apps
11 12 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
12 10 (1.08%) Amazon EMR
12 10 (1.08%) Azure Stack
13 9 (0.97%) Amazon ECS
13 9 (0.97%) Dynamics 365
14 8 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
15 5 (0.54%) Amazon S3
15 5 (0.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.84%) Firewall
2 12 (1.30%) HTTP
3 9 (0.97%) Network Security
4 6 (0.65%) Internet
5 5 (0.54%) FTP
5 5 (0.54%) LAN
5 5 (0.54%) SSL
5 5 (0.54%) WAN
6 4 (0.43%) SMS
7 3 (0.32%) VPN
8 2 (0.22%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.11%) DNS
9 1 (0.11%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.11%) Intranet
9 1 (0.11%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.11%) PBX
9 1 (0.11%) SAN
9 1 (0.11%) TETRA
9 1 (0.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (23.22%) Data Warehouse
2 152 (16.41%) Power BI
3 138 (14.90%) SQL Server
4 113 (12.20%) Big Data
5 90 (9.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 71 (7.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 69 (7.45%) Tableau
8 65 (7.02%) Relational Database
9 53 (5.72%) NoSQL
10 52 (5.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 42 (4.54%) Hadoop
12 40 (4.32%) Data Lake
13 32 (3.46%) Qlik Sense
13 32 (3.46%) QlikView
14 31 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
15 26 (2.81%) Azure SQL Database
16 24 (2.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 23 (2.48%) Amazon Redshift
18 21 (2.27%) MySQL
18 21 (2.27%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 32 (3.46%) JIRA
2 17 (1.84%) Git (software)
3 12 (1.30%) Jenkins
4 9 (0.97%) Maven
5 7 (0.76%) Gradle
6 6 (0.65%) Selenium
6 6 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (0.54%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (0.32%) REST Assured
10 2 (0.22%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.22%) ERwin
10 2 (0.22%) Flyway
10 2 (0.22%) HP UFT
10 2 (0.22%) JMeter
10 2 (0.22%) JUnit
10 2 (0.22%) Liquibase
10 2 (0.22%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.11%) LSMW
11 1 (0.11%) ProC
General
1 277 (29.91%) Finance
2 44 (4.75%) Front Office
3 43 (4.64%) Marketing
4 41 (4.43%) Pharmaceutical
5 39 (4.21%) Banking
6 35 (3.78%) Retail
7 30 (3.24%) Back Office
8 26 (2.81%) Manufacturing
9 21 (2.27%) Legal
10 16 (1.73%) Public Sector
11 14 (1.51%) Automotive
12 13 (1.40%) Law
13 11 (1.19%) Advertising
13 11 (1.19%) Italian Language
14 9 (0.97%) Private Banking
15 8 (0.86%) Games
15 8 (0.86%) Housing Association
16 7 (0.76%) Aerospace
16 7 (0.76%) Electronics
16 7 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 142 (15.33%) Analyst
2 134 (14.47%) Architect
3 100 (10.80%) Data Engineer
4 91 (9.83%) Developer
5 87 (9.40%) Data Architect
6 74 (7.99%) Data Manager
7 66 (7.13%) Consultant
8 60 (6.48%) Data Analyst
9 45 (4.86%) Business Analyst
10 44 (4.75%) Data Consultant
11 37 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
12 32 (3.46%) Financial Analyst
13 30 (3.24%) Project Manager
14 27 (2.92%) Programmer
15 26 (2.81%) Finance Business Analyst
15 26 (2.81%) Software Engineer
16 22 (2.38%) IT Manager
17 21 (2.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 20 (2.16%) Enterprise Architect
19 19 (2.05%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (8.86%) Web Services
2 51 (5.51%) .NET
3 38 (4.10%) Kafka
4 35 (3.78%) REST
5 31 (3.35%) HTML
6 29 (3.13%) CSS
7 24 (2.59%) XML
8 19 (2.05%) Spring Boot
9 17 (1.84%) AngularJS
10 15 (1.62%) JSON
11 13 (1.40%) Spring
12 11 (1.19%) Node.js
13 10 (1.08%) Flask
13 10 (1.08%) Middleware
14 8 (0.86%) Apache NiFi
14 8 (0.86%) gRPC
14 8 (0.86%) SOAP
15 7 (0.76%) ASP.NET
15 7 (0.76%) Hibernate
15 7 (0.76%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 152 (16.41%) Analytical Skills
2 82 (8.86%) Management Information System
3 47 (5.08%) Hedge funds
4 46 (4.97%) Reference Data
5 35 (3.78%) Data Structures
6 34 (3.67%) Fixed Income
7 33 (3.56%) Life Science
8 30 (3.24%) Equities
9 22 (2.38%) Algorithms
10 20 (2.16%) Public Cloud
11 18 (1.94%) Greenfield Project
11 18 (1.94%) Mobile App
12 17 (1.84%) User Experience
13 16 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
13 16 (1.73%) Self-Motivation
14 13 (1.40%) NHS
15 12 (1.30%) Virtual Team
16 9 (0.97%) Pharmacovigilance
17 8 (0.86%) iPad
17 8 (0.86%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 40 (4.32%) Windows
2 23 (2.48%) Linux
3 20 (2.16%) Unix
4 7 (0.76%) Windows 10
4 7 (0.76%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.43%) Solaris
5 4 (0.43%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.32%) Android
6 3 (0.32%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.32%) VMS
7 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (0.11%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (31.21%) Analytics
2 267 (28.83%) Business Intelligence
3 212 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
4 178 (19.22%) Data Modelling
5 173 (18.68%) ETL
6 131 (14.15%) Data Architecture
7 124 (13.39%) Data Integration
8 123 (13.28%) Migration
9 121 (13.07%) Project Management
10 108 (11.66%) Data Governance
11 107 (11.56%) Visualisation
12 90 (9.72%) Data Science
13 89 (9.61%) Stakeholder Management
14 86 (9.29%) Data Engineering
15 83 (8.96%) Data Analysis
16 82 (8.86%) Problem-Solving
17 81 (8.75%) Data Migration
18 69 (7.45%) Data Analytics
18 69 (7.45%) Data Visualisation
19 68 (7.34%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 372 (40.17%) SQL
2 214 (23.11%) Python
3 93 (10.04%) R
4 86 (9.29%) Java
5 66 (7.13%) T-SQL
6 46 (4.97%) JavaScript
7 37 (4.00%) C#
8 26 (2.81%) C
9 22 (2.38%) C++
10 20 (2.16%) Scala
11 19 (2.05%) PL/SQL
12 17 (1.84%) VBA
13 16 (1.73%) VB
14 11 (1.19%) Bash Shell
15 10 (1.08%) PowerShell
16 8 (0.86%) ABAP
16 8 (0.86%) TypeScript
16 8 (0.86%) VB6
17 7 (0.76%) Go
18 6 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 170 (18.36%) Degree
2 37 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 31 (3.35%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.62%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (1.30%) Master's Degree
6 11 (1.19%) PMP
7 8 (0.86%) PhD
8 7 (0.76%) Numerate Degree
8 7 (0.76%) Oracle Certification
9 6 (0.65%) CISSP
9 6 (0.65%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.54%) DBS Check
11 4 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.43%) CISM
11 4 (0.43%) HND
12 3 (0.32%) CISA
12 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.32%) TOGAF Certification
13 2 (0.22%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 2 (0.22%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 178 (19.22%) Data Quality
2 68 (7.34%) QA
3 37 (4.00%) GDPR
4 17 (1.84%) CDISC
5 14 (1.51%) Good Clinical Practice
6 8 (0.86%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 8 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.86%) PMO
7 4 (0.43%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.43%) SLA
8 3 (0.32%) IFRS
8 3 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.32%) NIST
9 2 (0.22%) DICOM
9 2 (0.22%) GxP
10 1 (0.11%) GLP
10 1 (0.11%) HL7
10 1 (0.11%) MiFID
10 1 (0.11%) TickIT
10 1 (0.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 32 (3.46%) Docker
2 17 (1.84%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.22%) HDFS
7 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.11%) Firmware
7 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (2.59%) Kubernetes
2 4 (0.43%) Terraform
3 3 (0.32%) Ansible
3 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (0.32%) Puppet
4 2 (0.22%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.22%) Nessus
4 2 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.11%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.11%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.11%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 184 (19.87%) Microsoft
2 110 (11.88%) Oracle
3 72 (7.78%) SAP
4 56 (6.05%) Informatica
5 41 (4.43%) Google
6 35 (3.78%) IBM
7 32 (3.46%) Salesforce.com
8 29 (3.13%) Bloomberg
9 23 (2.48%) Talend
10 19 (2.05%) ServiceNow
11 18 (1.94%) Teradata
12 15 (1.62%) Databricks
13 11 (1.19%) Remedy
14 10 (1.08%) VMware
15 9 (0.97%) Cloudera
16 8 (0.86%) Alteryx
16 8 (0.86%) StreamSets
16 8 (0.86%) Sybase
17 7 (0.76%) Adobe
17 7 (0.76%) Elastic Path